Dr. Meghan McGuire, an assistant professor of English at the University of Lynchburg, has launched “Writers Recycle,” an on-campus initiative to recycle used writing instruments. Through the program, used mechanical and wooden pencils, and pens, markers, highlighters, and their caps will be collected and recycled.
Treney Tweedy ’97, ’20 MBA was recently appointed by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to the board of directors of the New College Institute. The state-funded group, located in Martinsville, Virginia, offers degrees — bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate — through partnerships with colleges and universities across the commonwealth.
Aly Bonilla ’22 was one of five students from across the U.S. chosen by the Bonner Foundation to participate in its 2020 National Summer Internship Program. Bonilla, an English major from Norwalk, Connecticut, also is only the second University of Lynchburg Bonner Leader ever to be selected for the internship.
The University of Lynchburg has announced a new, interdisciplinary program. Starting in Fall 2020, students can major in Africana studies.
Terrance Hayes, an award-winning poet and 2014 MacArthur fellow, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in Sydnor Performance Hall in Schewel Hall at the University of Lynchburg.
The lobby in Schewel Hall was abuzz with chatter and coffee on Monday morning as teams from 15 colleges eagerly awaited rounds three and four of the 2020 Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl.
Dr. Laura Marello’s newest novel begins when an artist discovers two dead relatives and two dead ex-lovers living in her home. Their sudden, unannounced appearance brings back questions: Why has she been afraid for most of her life? What is the meaning behind her recurring dreams about rescuing her mother from an explosion? What did […]
Three University of Lynchburg students will speak at an international forum in Kazakhstan next week, taking on topics such as immigration, gender inequality, and plastic pollution. After they return, they will present their work and talk about the experience of visiting Kazakhstan at 3 p.m. Friday, September 27, in Schewel Hall room 231. The public and media are invited to attend.
Two University of Lynchburg professors have their creative writing published in a new collection of nature writing. “Mountains Piled upon Mountains: Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene” features poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction by nearly 50 writers. It includes a poem by English professor Dr. Laura Long and an essay by environmental science professor Dr. […]
For the past two weeks, the University of Lynchburg’s incoming first-year students have been signing up for their classes during summer orientation. This includes the first classes offered from the new DELL general education program. That means they’re signing up for classes like “How Does Music Start a Revolution?” “Humans vs. Robots: A Survival Guide,” […]